Sylwia Serafinowicz

Oskar Hansen

May 2014

Curated by Soledad Gutiérrez, Łukasz Ronduda, and Aleksandra Kedziorek Polish architect Oskar Hansen was an artist and educator perhaps best known for his “Open Form” theory, a concept—connected to the work of the Team 10 architects—that… READ ON

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Chistian Jankowski

April 2014

At the heart of Christian Jankowski’s exhibition “Heavy Weight History” was a project encompassing seven black-and-white photographs and a twenty-five-minute-long video realized in the summer of 2013 in Warsaw. Jankowski, in close … READ ON

IN PRINT April 2014 [TOC]

Ewa Juszkiewicz

April 2014

Among the works in Ewa Juszkiewicz’s exhibition “Pukle” (Curls), one stood out as even more captivatingly surreal than the others. This painting (all works cited, Untitled, 2013) shows a stiff, white, pompous headdress drifting in a … READ ON

IN PRINT April 2014 [TOC]

“Map”

Zacheta National Gallery of Art

January 2014

Curated by Joanna Kordjak-Piotrowska, “Map” comprises numerous photographs, sketchbooks, documentary films, and paintings that take up the political atmosphere of Poland between 1947 and the end of the 1950s. The works address the nation’s… READ ON

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Grzegorz Kowalski

January 2014

“Klisze amerykańskie” (American Stills) was a selection of works by the Polish artist Grzegorz Kowalski, most conceived during his stay in the United States for the academic year 1970–71, when he was a recipient of a scholarship from… READ ON

IN PRINT January 2014 [TOC]

LUXUS

December 2013

“At the heart of the apocalypse, there’s no time for a striptease,” writes acclaimed Polish writer Jerzy Pilch in his most recent book, Wiele demonów (Many Demons), published in 2013. But the artist group LUXUS, established just before… READ ON

IN PRINT December 2013 [TOC]

“Psychopaper”

Piktogram/BLA

November 2013

Curated by Michał Woliński, “Psychopaper” presents over fifty works on paper made in Poland in the 1980s, with an emphasis on pieces that embrace experimentation and psychedelic imagery. Near the gallery’s entrance is a series of … READ ON

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“A Journey through London Subculture”

Institute of Contemporary Arts (ICA) Off-Site

October 2013

For the exhibition “A Journey Through London Subculture: 1980s to Now,” various artists, musicians, and designers who contributed to London’s creative scene in the 1980s have curated over fifty vitrines that each embody the diverse … READ ON

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“Piotr Uklánski: ESL”

September 2013

Curated by Silvia Karman Cubiñá Piotr Uklánski himself will be directly involved in organizing this extensive survey of his work from the past fifteen years, which will also incorporate items the artist has selected from the Bass Museum’s… READ ON

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“Jiří Kovanda: I Haven’t Been Here Yet”

September 2013

Curated by Adam Dominik Known for his Minimalist “action interventions”—for example, building a farcically modest stack of sugar cubes, as though staging a riposte to Donald Judd’s aggressively scaled structures—Jiří Kovanda first… READ ON

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